Experience the book at http://vectors.usc.edu/projects/learningfromyoutube/
YouTube is a mess. YouTube is for amateurs. YouTube dissolves the real. YouTube is host to inconceivable combos. YouTube is best for corporate—made community. YouTube is badly baked. These are a few of the things Media Studies professor Alexandra Juhasz (and her class) learned about YouTube when she set out to investigate what actually happens within new media settings that proclaim to be radically "democratized." Why is what could be a tool for political change used mostly to spoof mainstream media?